Appeal: Serious Assault, Laurel Place, Armley

Saturday 10th August 2019,

Police are appealing for witnesses in relation to a serious assault, which occurred on 7th August 2019 in Leeds.

At around 8pm, the male and female occupant of a blue van became involved in what is believed to be a road rage type incident with the male occupants of a white Kia on Geldard Road.

The occupants of both vehicles later got out on Laurel Place in Armley at around 9pm, where an altercation ensued.

It left a 52 year old woman from the van with serious head injuries and is currently in Leeds General Infirmary receiving treatment.

Two men, both aged 22 have been arrested on suspicion of wounding with intent.

Detective Inspector Ciaran Whoriskey is leading the investigation and said:

“I am particularly keen to hear from anyone who either witnessed this road rage type incident or anyone who saw the vehicles prior to the assault occurring.

“There will likely have been a number of vehicles on the road that evening and someone may recall seeing this unfold.

“If anyone remembers this and has Dash Cam technology fitted in their vehicle, please get in touch.

“You can call the non-emergency number 101 or Crimestoppers in confidence on 0800 555 111.

“Alternatively, you can use the live-chat facility available via the Contact Us section of the Force-website.”


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